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Charles Fain Keeler

February 17, 1949 — May 15, 2023



Charles Fain Keeler, age 74 of Alcoa, passed away Monday, May 15, 2023 at Life Care of Blount County. Charles served in the United States Air Force from 1968 until 1994. He served 1 ½ tours in Vietnam before coming home and attending the University of Tennessee on a GI Bill for his Bachelor’s Degree in Education. He joined the ANG and retired from the 134th refueling wing. Preceded in death by his parents, James and Christine Keeler. Survived by his wife, Becky Rich-Keeler; son, Scott Snoderly (Kim); grandchildren, Blake Kelley, Wyatt Kelley; great-grandchild, Mason Kelley; brother, Jimmy Keeler (Virginia); nephew, Michael Keeler (Kim). Family and friends will assemble at 1:00 PM for Graveside Service and Interment Monday, May 22, 2023 at Grandview Cemetery. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000,

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Monday, May 22, 2023

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